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Sugo

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Developed by  RJ Nuevas
Created by  GMA Entertainment TV Group
Written by  Suzette Doctolero Gilda Olvidado Jules Katanyag Tina Samson-Velasco Renato Custodio, Jr.
Directed by  Dominic Zapata Lore Reyes
Creative director(s)  Jun Lana Jake Tordesillas Suzette Doctolero
Starring  Richard Gutierrez Isabel Oli Chynna Ortaleza

Sugo or The Chosen One (International title) is a fantasy Philippine drama produced by GMA Network. Directed by Dominic Zapata and Lore Reyes, the series premiered on July 4, 2005 and ended on February 10, 2006. The series featured Richard Gutierrez in the title role, with Isabel Oli, Chynna Ortaleza, Lorna Tolentino and Gardo Versoza.

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Overview

Sugo dwells on the topic of good versus evil. The good side is represented by the karag-ayan tribe and the darker side is binhi-lan. The battle between these forces starts during the Spanish era when Apo Abukay (Gardo Versoza), a chieftain who wants to gain powers and use it dominate the world, exchanges his soul with the anito (spirit god) but is killed by Conde Vergonze. After his death, his cursed soul remains. Many years later, during the 1980s, Karag-ayan Amelia (Lorna Tolentino) and the Binhi-lan Rodolfo (Jestoni Alarcon) fall in love with each other. Amelia gives birth to twin boys. The two are raised separately, not knowing that the other exists. Miguel (the son of light) is kind, good-hearted and lives a modest life; the other, Amante (the seed of darkness) is raised with hate and rage but with riches and power.

Miguel and Amante (both played by Richard Gutierrez), belong to opposing tribes, and have opposing tasks to fulfill. It is Amante's task to protect the alay, a female offering whose blood will be used to reincarnate Apo Abucay's body, now a mummy hidden in the depths of a mountain, to reign darkness on earth. Miguel must slay the alay in order to stop Apo Abukay's possible return.

The twin's paths cross when they both fall in love with the same girl, Isabel (Isabel Oli). Neither knows that she is the girl whose blood will be the cause of Apo Abukay's return. This begins the conflict between their characters.

Main cast

  • Richard Gutierrez as Amante/Miguel/Conde Vergonze
  • Chynna Ortaleza as Rebecca
  • Isabel Oli as Isabel
  • Supporting cast

    Karag-ayans
  • Lorna Tolentino as Amelia
  • Paolo Contis as Adan
  • Ronaldo Valdez as Arando
  • Boots Anson-Roa as Adela
  • Leo Martinez as Fr. Francis
  • John Arcilla as Romeo
  • Joe Chen as Mei Li
  • Binhilans
  • Gardo Versoza Apo Abukay
  • Alicia Mayer as Sontaya
  • Jestoni Alarcon as Rodolfo
  • Amy Austria as Graciela
  • Ariel Rivera as Samuel
  • Teddy Corpuz as Pikoy
  • Emilio Garcia as Luis
  • Yayo Aguila as Anita
  • Ramon Christopher as Guillermo
  • Dion Ignacio as Dario
  • LJ Reyes as Dorina
  • Mike Tan as Peping
  • Humans
  • JC de Vera as James
  • Gabby Eigenmann as Crisanto
  • Miguel Tanfelix as Onyok
  • Dionne De Guzman as Manang Benilda
  • Guest cast

  • Joanne Quintas
  • Francine Prieto
  • Ryan Yllana
  • Bianca King
  • Ruffa Gutierrez
  • Michael De Mesa
  • Elvis Gutierrez
  • James Blanco
  • Julianne Lee
  • T-mur Lane Lee as Enchong
  • References

    Sugo Wikipedia


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